GUess I haven't given it any thought - i assumed the 2 were interchageable, but now that you give me pause, I don't know.....
From: Mark Alexander [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Friday, December 12, 2003 10:55 AM
To: ArtsEdNet Talk
Subject: does Egyptian paste = faience ?
This strand has me wondering... is Egyptian paste the same as faience?
Below is a great link to a site with lots of pictures descriptions and historical facts about ancient fainece pieces from Egypt go to:
This outfit selld these things, if you're interested. For their home page, with lots of picturess of ancient art, classical antiquities, ancient beads, artifacts of antiquity and medieval times, go to: